Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter
Jayne Schooler: How To Parent When You Yourself Were Not Parented Well - Part 2

Jayne Schooler: How To Parent When You Yourself Were Not Parented Well - Part 2

September 15, 2020

Karen welcomes Jayne Schooler to conclude their two part conversation on how to parent when you yourself were not parented well.

Agreeing to become foster parents in 1978 set the course for life experiences for Jayne and her husband David that continue today.  The Schooler’s served as foster parents from 1978 to 1986 with Warren County (Ohio) Children Services. 

Jayne's passion for over 25 years has been the training and education of adoption and foster care professionals and families.  She has been been a featured speaker at numerous state, national and international conferences and trains regularly for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program.  She is the author/co-author of seven books in the adoption field, including her newest, Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Parents.

Sharing in pastoral ministry with her husband, Dr. David Schooler, they have pastored in Missouri and Ohio for over 35 years. They are both active in international ministries as part of their work with LAMb International in Kyrgyzstan, Poland and Ukraine.

Jayne Schooler: How To Parent When You Yourself Were Not Parented Well - Part 1

Jayne Schooler: How To Parent When You Yourself Were Not Parented Well - Part 1

September 8, 2020

Karen welcomes Jayne Schooler for part one of their two part conversation on how to parent when you yourself were not parented well. Part two of the conversation will be released on Tuesday, September 15th.

Agreeing to become foster parents in 1978 set the course for life experiences for Jayne and her husband David that continue today.  The Schooler’s served as foster parents from 1978 to 1986 with Warren County (Ohio) Children Services. 

Jayne's passion for over 25 years has been the training and education of adoption and foster care professionals and families.  She has been been a featured speaker at numerous state, national and international conferences and trains regularly for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program.  She is the author/co-author of seven books in the adoption field, including her newest, Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Parents.

Sharing in pastoral ministry with her husband, Dr. David Schooler, they have pastored in Missouri and Ohio for over 35 years. They are both active in international ministries as part of their work with LAMb International in Kyrgyzstan, Poland and Ukraine.

Jim Thomas: Working With Couples Using Attachment Theory - Part 2

Jim Thomas: Working With Couples Using Attachment Theory - Part 2

September 1, 2020

Karen welcomes Jim Thomas to the show for part two of their conversation on using attachment theory when working with couples.

Jim obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from the Ohio State University. He studied alternative approaches to psychotherapy for two years at Boulder College, and earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, EFT Therapist, and an AAMFT, Clinical Fellow and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor as well as an ICEEFT EFT Supervisor.

In 1990, Jim joined the Colorado Institute for Marriage and the Family for Post-Graduate Training in couples and family therapy. His mentors there, Jan Raynak, MD, and Suzanne Pope, Ph.D., taught him the importance of co-creating meaningful experiences for clients in the therapy session, going beyond appearances to the heart of a relationship.

From 1998 to 2002, Jim served as President-Elect, President, and Past-President of the Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT). His peers elected Jim Chair of the Council of Division Presidents for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He served on the national board of directors for AAMFT. He presented workshops or facilitated strategic planning for the Alaska, Michigan, South Dakota, and Washington Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy. He also teaches EFT at Denver Family Institute.

Jim left agency work to start the Institute for Change, P.C., and Engaging Trainings. His consulting work includes Shining Mountain High School in Boulder. He has consulted with Aurora Mental Health Center, Mental Health Corporation of Denver, Shiloh House, Community Reach Center, Dignity Program for Girls, Shepherd Valley School, and Emerson Street School.

Jim Thomas: Working With Couples Using Attachment Theory - Part 1

Jim Thomas: Working With Couples Using Attachment Theory - Part 1

August 25, 2020

Karen welcomes Jim Thomas to the show for part one of their conversation on using attachment theory when working with couples. Part two of this discussion will be released on Tuesday, September 1.

Jim obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from the Ohio State University. He studied alternative approaches to psychotherapy for two years at Boulder College, and earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, EFT Therapist, and an AAMFT, Clinical Fellow and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor as well as an ICEEFT EFT Supervisor.

In 1990, Jim joined the Colorado Institute for Marriage and the Family for Post-Graduate Training in couples and family therapy. His mentors there, Jan Raynak, MD, and Suzanne Pope, Ph.D., taught him the importance of co-creating meaningful experiences for clients in the therapy session, going beyond appearances to the heart of a relationship.

From 1998 to 2002, Jim served as President-Elect, President, and Past-President of the Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT). His peers elected Jim Chair of the Council of Division Presidents for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He served on the national board of directors for AAMFT. He presented workshops or facilitated strategic planning for the Alaska, Michigan, South Dakota, and Washington Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy. He also teaches EFT at Denver Family Institute.

Jim left agency work to start the Institute for Change, P.C., and Engaging Trainings. His consulting work includes Shining Mountain High School in Boulder. He has consulted with Aurora Mental Health Center, Mental Health Corporation of Denver, Shiloh House, Community Reach Center, Dignity Program for Girls, Shepherd Valley School, and Emerson Street School.

Bethany Saltman: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment - Part 2

Bethany Saltman: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment - Part 2

August 18, 2020

Karen welcomes author Bethany Saltman to the show as they wrap up their discussion of how Bethany, a mother with no formal training or education in the attachment arena, began down the path of researching attachment theory.

 

Bethany Saltman is an author, award-winning editor, and researcher. Her work can be seen in magazines like the New Yorker, New York Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, ParentsTown & Country, and many others. Strange Situation: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment (Ballantine, April 21, 2020) is her first book. Bethany also serves as a bestselling book partner and in-demand mindfulness mentor, helping writers and entrepreneurs at all stages of the creative process envision and execute their projects, including book proposals, books, content development, big ideas, messaging, and more. In 1992, Bethany graduated from Antioch College where she was one of the architects of the nation’s first Affirmative Consent Policy. She went on to receive her M.F.A in poetry from Brooklyn College in 1994, where she studied with Allen Ginsberg. A longtime Zen student, Bethany is devoted to the fine art and game-changing effects of paying attention. She lives in a small town in the Catskills with her family.

Bethany Saltman: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment - Part 1

Bethany Saltman: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment - Part 1

August 11, 2020

Karen welcomes author Bethany Saltman to the show for part one of their discussion of how Bethany, a mother with no formal training or education in the attachment arena, began down the path of researching attachment theory. Part 2 will be released on Tuesday, August 18th.

 

Bethany Saltman is an author, award-winning editor, and researcher. Her work can be seen in magazines like the New Yorker, New York Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, ParentsTown & Country, and many others. Strange Situation: A Mother’s Journey Into the Science of Attachment (Ballantine, April 21, 2020) is her first book. Bethany also serves as a bestselling book partner and in-demand mindfulness mentor, helping writers and entrepreneurs at all stages of the creative process envision and execute their projects, including book proposals, books, content development, big ideas, messaging, and more. In 1992, Bethany graduated from Antioch College where she was one of the architects of the nation’s first Affirmative Consent Policy. She went on to receive her M.F.A in poetry from Brooklyn College in 1994, where she studied with Allen Ginsberg. A longtime Zen student, Bethany is devoted to the fine art and game-changing effects of paying attention. She lives in a small town in the Catskills with her family.

Dr. Kirk Austin: Understanding Attachment within The Complex Care & Intervention Model - Part 2

Dr. Kirk Austin: Understanding Attachment within The Complex Care & Intervention Model - Part 2

August 4, 2020

Karen Doyle Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Kirk Austin to the show for the conclusion of their discussion on understanding attachment within the complex care and intervention model.

 

Dr. Kirk Austin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in the province of British Columbia, Canada.  He is actively involved in training foster parents, psychotherapists, social workers and educators in the effective use of the Complex Care & Intervention (CCI) model. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Trinity Western University before completing his M.A in Counselling Psychology at Liberty University. Prior to earning his doctorate in the field of positive psychology, at the University of South Africa, he completed a Diploma in adult education at Vancouver Community College.    He currently works in psychosocial oncology at the BC Cancer Agency, is adjunct faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has served as Training Director of Complex Trauma Resources since 2012.

Dr. Kirk Austin: Understanding Attachment within The Complex Care & Intervention Model - Part 1

Dr. Kirk Austin: Understanding Attachment within The Complex Care & Intervention Model - Part 1

July 28, 2020

Karen Doyle Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Kirk Austin to the show for part one of their discussion on understanding attachment within the complex care and intervention model. Part two will be released on Tuesday, August 4th. 

 

Dr. Kirk Austin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in the province of British Columbia, Canada.  He is actively involved in training foster parents, psychotherapists, social workers and educators in the effective use of the Complex Care & Intervention (CCI) model. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Trinity Western University before completing his M.A in Counselling Psychology at Liberty University. Prior to earning his doctorate in the field of positive psychology, at the University of South Africa, he completed a Diploma in adult education at Vancouver Community College.    He currently works in psychosocial oncology at the BC Cancer Agency, is adjunct faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has served as Training Director of Complex Trauma Resources since 2012.

Dr. Robert T Muller: Trauma Treatment Through an Attachment Theory Lens - Part 2

Dr. Robert T Muller: Trauma Treatment Through an Attachment Theory Lens - Part 2

July 21, 2020

Karen welcomes Dr. Robert T. Muller of York University to the show to conclude their discussion on applying the attachment lens to trauma treatment.

Dr. Robert T. Muller trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. Dr. Muller is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) for his work on trauma treatment. His recently-released "Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up" was awarded the 2019 ISSTD award for year's best written work on trauma. And his award-winning bestseller, "Trauma & the Avoidant Client" has been translated widely. As lead investigator on several multi-site programs to treat interpersonal trauma, Dr. Muller has lectured internationally (Australia, UK, Europe, USA), and has been keynote speaker at mental health conferences in New Zealand and Canada. He founded an online magazine, "The Trauma & Mental Health Report," that is now visited by over 100,000 readers a year. With over 25 years in the field, he practices in Toronto.

Dr. Robert T Muller: Trauma Treatment Through an Attachment Theory Lens - Part 1

Dr. Robert T Muller: Trauma Treatment Through an Attachment Theory Lens - Part 1

July 14, 2020

Karen welcomes Dr. Robert T. Muller of York University to the show for part one of their discussion on applying the attachment lens to trauma treatment. Part two of the conversation will be released on Tuesday, July 21st.

Dr. Robert T. Muller trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. Dr. Muller is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) for his work on trauma treatment. His recently-released "Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up" was awarded the 2019 ISSTD award for year's best written work on trauma. And his award-winning bestseller, "Trauma & the Avoidant Client" has been translated widely. As lead investigator on several multi-site programs to treat interpersonal trauma, Dr. Muller has lectured internationally (Australia, UK, Europe, USA), and has been keynote speaker at mental health conferences in New Zealand and Canada. He founded an online magazine, "The Trauma & Mental Health Report," that is now visited by over 100,000 readers a year. With over 25 years in the field, he practices in Toronto.

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